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Table of Contents Introduction- A Praylude Stephen Baldwin is stalking sinners and half the Senate is Born Again, it¿s okay to have Evangophobia. pp Our Cast Meet your tour guides for this book: a diverse group of evangelicals and Ronnie James Dio. pp Fire and Brimstone Scale pp Chapter I: James Dobson and an Evangelical 101 For The Wayward Sinner Meet James Dobson, the ¿Evangelical Pope.¿ pp Brush up on your knowledge of evangelical culture: the denominations, church etiquette, speaking in tongues, text message bibles, and ministers with goatees. pp Chapter 2: Joel Osteen and Our Prosperity-Lovin¿ Megachurch Nation Meet Joel Osteen, the evangelical P. Diddy. pp Take a peek inside our nation¿s megachurches, try a burger in their food courts, and discover how to become a millionaire by following Creflo Dollar. Pp Chapter 3: Rick Warren and the Seeker-Sensitive Pastorpreneurs Meet Rick Warren, the evangelical Jimmy Buffet. pp Discover how megachurch pastors try to trick sinners into believing they¿re cool with free gas, U2 tickets, and Hawaiian shirts. pp Chapter 4: The American Evangelicals: Christian by Birth, Republican by the Grace of God Discover why God hates shrimp as much as he hates gays and find out how the word evangelical became synonymous with Republican. pp Meet our nation¿s scariest evangelical leaders. pp Chapter 5: The Duke of Haggard and the Evangelical Vatican Meet Ted Haggard, the tongues-speaking, White House insider who talks to George Bush every Monday. pp Take a ¿prayerwalk¿ through Colorado Springs, the so-called evangelical Vatican. Pp Interlude: Evangelical Hairdos pp Chapter 6: Tim LaHate and the Impending Apocalypse Meet Tim LaHaye, the evangelical Stephen King. pp Find out if the Rapture is about to happen and see why the Left Behind authors think Saddam Hussein is the predecessor to the Antichrist. pp Chapter 7: Paul Weyrich and the Vast Right Wing Conspiracy Meet Paul Weyrich, the evangelical Dr. Strangelove. pp Find out who is responsible for making Intelligent Design a hot-button issue and meet the key organizations that make up the evangelical Right. Decide for yourself¿ is there a vast right wing conspiracy? pp Chapter 8: Rob Bell and the Emerging Youth Meet Rob Bell, the evangelical Steve Jobs. pp Introduce yourself to a few evangelicals that even a sinner can admire. Take a peek inside the ¿Christian Cocoon:¿ Bibleman, Christian Rock, and fashion magazine bibles. pp Postscript: Emerging Backlash, the Other Emerging Church Meet Mark Driscoll and discover why God hates him. pp The Evangelical Quiz Test your knowledge pp Christianese An evangelical glossary pp The Authors Our statement of beliefs pp
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Evangelicalism -- United States -- Humor.
United States -- Religious life and customs -- Humor.
Conservatism -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Humor.